Stories By 'ARJUN POUDEL'
A prison is not quite a convenient place for study. And almost all the prisons in Nepal are overcrowded, lack basic amenities like clean water, sanitation, food and health care services.
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The Health Emergency Operation Centre, set up by the Ministry of Health and Population, has asked international partner agencies to be prepared to help and mobilise their mechanisms in the flood- and landslide-hit districts.
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In a bid to carry out pesticide residues tests in fruits and vegetables, the government is training technical staffers serving at quarantine offices throughout the country.
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Presence of Aedes aegypti and Albopictus mosquitoes and their larvae in huge numbers in Kaski district, especially in Pokhara, is a cause for concern, an entomological study by the Vector-borne Disease Research and Training Center shows.
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Dr Govinda KC, a senior orthopaedic surgeon of Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, has demanded the selection process of vice-chair of the Medical Education Commission be halted immediately.
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Aarushi Chaudhary was diagnosed with severe malnutrition last month. The three-year-old girl from Dhanibagiya of Ghorahi Sub-metropolitan City, Dang, weighed just eight kilograms when she was brought to a local health facility.
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Every year, Muslims from across the world, along with Nepali Muslims, travel to Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, in an annual Islamic pilgrimage.
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